News & features from LAS

All posts by Eloise Carpenter

Assistant Librarian (Serials)
www.crick.ac.uk

NIMR reports added to Library collection

In 2015 the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) became part of the Crick Institute, and earlier this year staff from the NIMR swapped their panoramic views in Mill Hill for a new state-of-the-art building at St Pancras.  As part of this move the Library at Mill…

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PASCAL trial access

Trial access to PASCAL database, available 1st – 31st August 2016.

PASCAL is a multidisciplinary and multilingual database for science, technology and medicine. There is a particular emphasis on European content. The database is produced by the Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche…

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Journal Consultation 2016

On the 4th July 2016 the Library will be launching its annual journal consultation.  This is your chance to let the Library know which titles are relevant to your needs, whether it be for learning, teaching, or researching.

There are 3 different questionnaires, one for each Faculty:

EPH: http://bit…

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Oxford Scholarship Online trial

From the 28 June 2016 the Library & Archives Service will provide trial access for 5 months to the STM Collection in Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO).  The STM Collection is being made available by EBA (Evidence Based Acquisition), which means that at the end of the trial the Library will…

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New journals for 2016

Following feedback from readers and the Annual Journal Consultation (2015), the Library is pleased to announce new subscriptions to the following titles:

Critical Social Policy (Sage)
Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics (Taylor & Francis)
Lancet HIV (Elsevier)
Maternal and Child Health (Springer)
Qualitative Research (Sage)
Sociological Quarterly (Wiley)
Vector-Borne and…

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Journal consultation 2015: one week left to participate

Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to you? There’s one more week left to fill in our short survey (deadline is the 31 July).

Surveys are specific to Faculty:

EPH Survey
ITD Survey
PHP Survey

Taking part will help the Library plan and prioritise for…

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What’s app in eJournals?

Apologies for the terrible pun in the title, but it’s hard to think of anything original when Apple have trademarked ‘there’s an app for that’!

Access to eJournals is increasingly being done via mobile devices, whether it’s smartphone, tablet, or eReader. Many publishers now have mobile-optimized…

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Print journal stock check

Over the last three months library staff have been making the trip down to Egham and the University of London Depository Library (perhaps more familiarly known to Library users as the ‘Offsite Store’) to carry out a stock check of our print journals. The Offsite Store houses all the Library…

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Journals – have your say!

Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to your needs?  Now is your chance!  From Monday 1st June to Friday 31st July you can participate by filling in a short questionnaire specific to your Faculty:

EPH: https://lshtm.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/las-eph-2015

ITD: https://lshtm…

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Devotion to the cause: addresses by the Director (1924)

 

The Library serial collection holds some fascinating publications of the School including journals, bulletins, collected papers, reports and memoir series (dating from between 1899-1988).  These historical publications are soon to join the Library’s other serials (published pre-2010) that are stored in the University of London Library…

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